Jamestown faces a future of rising tides

Times Dispatch: Nature has always been cruel here. Bad drinking water and mosquitoes, among other problems, bedeviled those who created in 1607 the first permanent English settlement in North America. Today the land itself is at risk, threatened by rising sea levels aided by a warming climate. Most of Jamestown occupies an island that lies 3 feet or less above the tidal James River. If current projections hold, all of that low land will be underwater by 2100, and much of the island will be increasingly......

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